Chamomile German Blue essential oil has a medicinal aroma with bittersweet notes. A soothing and balancing essential oil, it is best known for its strong anti-inflammatory properties and skin soothing ability. It is also known to ease mental and emotional stress and can be used to cool emotional over-excitement.
- Latin Name
- Matricaria Recutica
- Asteraceae (Compositae)
- Essential oil by steam distillation from the flower heads.
- Chamazulene, farnesene, bisabolol oxide, en-yndicycloether among others.
This herb can grow up to 60cms in height, has an erect branched stem which is smooth with small delicate leaves. The white daisy like flowers have a strong aromatic smell and bloom in early to mid summer.
German Chamomile is used especially in Europe for stomach upsets, irritable bowel syndrome, tension headaches, nervous dyspepsia and is an excellent skin care remedy and also as a gentle sleep aid.